Hartford Comic Con Returns on Sept. 19-20, 2015

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Hartford Comic Con returns this September 19-20, 2015 at the XL Center in Hartford, CT! In the very first year, over 11,000 fans attended and this year they are looking for even more fans to join in the fun!

The staff has been hard at work putting together a great guest line up for this year’s convention and will continue to do so up to the opening of the show! Currently the following comic creators are scheduled to appear: Ray Fawkes, Chad Hardin, John Tyler Christopher, Ed McGuinness, Ben Templesmith, Dave Dorman, Jeremy Bastian, Craig Rousseau, Mark McKenna (special host for this year’s Kids Conn!), Jack Purcell, Bob Almond, Khary Randolph, Paul Ryan, Sara Richard, Darby Pop!, Jeff Schultz, Ransom Getty, Nate Bellegarde, Mike Lilly, Matt Fletcher, Braden Lamb, Alex Sanchez, Eric Talbot, Alex Sanchez and Ale Garza!

Additionally several media guests from movies and television will also appear: Kelly Hu, Michael Jai White, Joey Lauren Adams, Christy Romano, BJ Britt, Ernie Hudson, Samantha Newark, Nicki Clyne, Robert Axelrod, Jeff Kline, Taimak, Tito Santana and Trina Nishimura!

For those interested in either Artist Alley tables or Vendor space, please visit our website www.hartfordcomiccon.com and follow the link under the registration tab.

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For those interested in attending our event, tickets are available directly from the XL Center’s homepage www.xlcenter.com, by phone 877-522-8499, or by visiting the XL Center itself.

CA – Mycroft Holmes Signing

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NBA legend and author Kareem Abdul-Jabbar appears at Barnes & Noble at The Grove on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 2:00 pm to sign his new novel which explores the world of Mycroft Holmes. (NOTE: This is a wristbanded signing.)

MYCROFT HOLMES reveals the untold story of Sherlock’s older brother and the harrowing adventure that changed his life, and set the stage for the man Mycroft would become.

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Barnes & Noble – The Grove
189 The Grove Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 525-0270

CA – Batman Noir: Hush Signing

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Superstar creator Jim Lee appears at Barnes & Noble on Saturday September 26, 2015 at 2:00 PM to sign Batman Noir: Hush for BATMAN DAY!

Press Release:

Presented in its original pencils and ink artwork by industry legend Jim Lee, BATMAN NOIR: HUSH highlights the grim, gritty atmosphere of Batman and Gotham City, and pits the Dark Knight against a city overrun with its legendary villains. Celebrate Batman Day on Saturday, September 26 at 2pm at Barnes & Noble Events, The Grove, when Jim Lee discusses and signs this gorgeous new Batman book. (NOTE: This is a wristbanded signing.)

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Barnes & Noble – The Grove
189 The Grove Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 525-0270

UK – Sex and Horror: The Art of Emanuele Taglietti Signing

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Artist Emanuele Taglietti appears at Gosh Comics for a signing from 6:00-7:00 PM followed by a talk and screening of ‘Juliet of the Spirits’ from 7.30pm on Thursday 10th September. Seats for the talk and screening are limited and tickets can be bought at the link.

Emanuele Taglietti is an Italian comic book cover artist known for his outrageously raunchy and eerie artwork. Throughout his acclaimed career in the 1970s and 1980s, the golden age of fumetti, he painted more than 500 covers for such books as Zora the Vampire, Sukia, Mafia, and 44 Magnum. Due to the pace of productions schedules, Taglietti was called on to produce dozens of paintings per month. “Sex and Horror: The Art of Emanuele Taglietti” published by Korero Press collects these paintings into one incredible book!

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Gosh Comics
1 Berwick St, SoHo, London W1F0DR
United Kingdom

CA – IDW Artists Signing

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Artists Sara Richard, cover artist of My Little Pony and Jem & the Holograms, and Kevin Eastman, co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, appear at the San Diego Comic Art Gallery on Friday August 4, 2015 from 6:30 – 7:30 PM!

San Diego Comic Art Gallery – Barracks 3 First Floor
2765 Truxtun Road, San Diego, CA 92106
(858) 270-1315

Darryl Makes Comics Comic Con-cert

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Press Release:

No one epitomizes classic New York hip-hop like Darryl “DMC” McDaniels. On the heels of his new comic book imprint, Darryl Makes Comics, he’ll discuss his career, his influence on the music industry, and his new career making comics. And best of all, he wraps up the evening by giving a rare performance! Run – don’t walk – this way with DMC from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to the Hard Rock Café! Tickets are $40 and available online now. Presented as part of New York Super Week.

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Hard Rock Cafe Time Square
New York, New York 10025

CA – Fight Club 2 Signing

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Author Chuck Palahniuk will be coming to Comix Experience on Saturday, August 29th starting at 11 AM, to sign copies of FIGHT CLUB 2, the comic book sequel to his astonishing novel. Please find more details about attending at the link…

Comix Experience
305 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 863-9258

NY – DMC Signing

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Darryl “DMC” McDaniels will be signing copies of his critically acclaimed comic books from his comic publishing house, Darryl Makes Comics™ in the afternoon on Saturday, September 19th at Bookhampton in East Hampton, NY. Darryl Makes Comics is an independent comic book imprint created by Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, and is dedicated to the idea that every walk of life has heroes and stories worth telling. “Hip hop was always based on creativity,” DMC says, “So what we’re trying to do with this comic book is not trying to create anything that’s new; we’re just going to show the world what’s already there… the beauty and the creativity of it.”

Presented as part of the uniphigood The East End Music & Arts Festival.

Bookhampton
41 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937
(631) 324-4939

CA – Running With Scissors Art Show

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Join Tr!ckster for the debut of a group art show featuring the slick cuts of Brittany Lee, Jackie Huang, Julia Cone, and more, entitled Running With Scissors, Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm!

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Tr!ckster
2631 Ashby Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705
510-665-8900

CA – Kunal Nayyar Signing

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Kunal Nayyar, star of The Big Bang Theory, appears at Barnes & Noble on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 4:00 PM to sign his new book YES MY ACCENT IS REAL!

About this author
Kunal Nayyar was born in London and raised in New Delhi, India. He first came to the United States in 1999 to pursue a bachelor’s degree in business administration and went on to receive an MFA in acting from Temple University. Playing the character of Raj on The Big Bang Theory, he has been part of the ensemble since the show debuted in 2007. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Neha, who was named Miss India in 2006.

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Barnes & Noble – The Grove
189 The Grove Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 525-0270

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